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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Wedding Destination Switzerland

66 rooms is furnished in the traditional, elegant style of a Grand Hotel with warm red and golden colours,”explains Katja Richter, Head of Marketing and Sales at the Parkhotel Beau Site.“In the new adjacent building with 19 rooms, mostly suites and junior suites, we’ve maintained the same colouring, but the interior reflects the Swiss chalet style that you would expect in Switzerland.” Top of the list on travel websites Many guests return year after year because they appreciate the Parkhotel’s relaxed atmosphere and excellent service. “What makes our hotel so special is the high number of regular guests and the fact that a lot of the employees work here for a long time. When customers arrive for their holiday they are welcomed by familiar faces and greet each other like old acquaintances. This gives the hotel a really family-like atmosphere.” The attentive staff are eager to ensure a memorable stay and are happy to make any arrangement for guests. The quality of service is reflected in the reviews Beau Site guests have left behind. It is rated the TopHotel 2014 at HolidayCheck and received the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2014.

Left, main image: Beautiful ambience for a great dining experience

Great location, extraordinary service, what else do you need for your perfect holiday? Yes, delicious food. As fine cuisine is regarded as an extremely important part of the guests’ holiday enjoyment, head chef Burkhard Sattler creates dishes made from market-fresh ingredients, influenced by French and Swiss cuisine alike with innovation and unusual twists.The dining room serves five-course dinners with plenty of choice for each course, and weekly special-

ities include the Parkhotel Beau Site grill evening with 23 meat and 13 fish varieties, gala dinners and Swiss evenings. Tie the knot at Parkhotel Beau Site Unsurprisingly, the Parkhotel is a popular wedding venue as it boasts the ideal infrastructure to turn any wedding reception into a wonderful celebration.“We do not offer special wedding packages as we really try to fulfill the individual wishes of the young couple,”explains Katja Richter.“The managing director Franz Schwegler sits down with bride and groom and together they plan the big day. We have the fantastic Gornergrat banquet hall with space for up to 160 people. Smaller parties can choose our grill restaurant or the beautiful veranda. And, of course, it is very special to enjoy an aperitif on our panoramic terrace with the spectacular view.” For guests who need to relax after the sumptuous celebrations, the hotel offers a luxurious wellness area, which was renovated in 2009.The impressive indoor swimming pool invites energetic guests for a swim, while a sauna, steam room and two whirlpools await the tired guest. Massages and an extensive list of beauty treatments complement the Spa experience. Parkhotel Beau Site offers Try-it –out Days on certain dates, which offer a special price for 2 nights with half board. The package includes a 3-day Zermatt Peak Pass for unlimited travel on all Zermatt mountain railways, a ticket to the Matterhorn Museum «ZERMATLANTIS» and a Rösti lunch at Switzerland‘s highest altitude hotel.

Above, from top to bottom: Gornergratsaal Banqueting Ideal for wedding celebrations Lounge with Matterhorn panorama Parkhotel Beau Site Bottom, right: Junior Suite Large indoor pool area

belle époque. Continual investment and renovations have transformed this magnificent building into today's four-star superior establishment.“Our main building with

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